Profile of the Day: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Love classical music? Today we celebrate the birthday of legendary composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. A child prodigy, Mozart began composing music and performing before royalty at the age of 5. Sadly, death came at a young age for Mozart. He became gravely ill and died in his home at the age of 35. In his short lifetime, he composed over 600 pieces and remains one of the most popular classical composers to this day.
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